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Degree Plans - Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards) - Convergence Technology Intern Certificate (Archived)

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El Centro, Mountain View, and North Lake only


  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must complete 25% of the degree requirements at the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.CONV.INTN.09 C1.CIT.CONV.INTN.10

This one-year certificate option is designed to provide training for any student wishing to enter the convergence technology field as an intern. Skills and knowledge of basic networking concepts, hardware and operating systems, wireless LANS, voice over IP (VoIP), or digital and security or home technology integration are developed.

A graduate will be qualified to enter the small office home office (SOHO) environment as an intern.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computer terminology, problem solving, and logic structures used with computers as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 and ITSE 1429 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.



CPMT 1305 IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software OR 3
CPMT 1405 IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software OR (4) 4
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems AND (4)
ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware (4)
ITCC 1401 Exploration Cisco Exploration 1 - Network Fundamentals 4
ITCC 1404 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols and Concepts 4
11-16 12-16


EECT 1407 Convergence Technologies 4
CPMT 2302 Home Technology Integration OR 3
ITCC 1308 Introduction to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) OR (3)
EECT 2337 Wireless Telephony Systems (3)
ITSY 1442 Information Technology Security (4)
7 7-8
Minimum Hours Required 18-23 19-24

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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